Camila Orti, KETV NewsWatch 7

Camila Orti

KETV NewsWatch 7

Omaha, NE, United States

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Past articles by Camila:

Police: Suspect argued about a text message before fatally shooting two people

Nyir Kuek appeared in Douglas County Court for first-degree murder charges → Read More

Hamburg family farm in jeopardy after flood waters leave acres of sand

The water is gone but the problems are just beginning for a family in Hamburg, Iowa.The Army Corps of Engineers closed the levee breach near Hamburg last week, helping miles of water recede and reveal what's left for property owners near the river-- lots and lots of sand."There's no way that you can bring it right back and go back to operations, that's just impossible," Fremony County Farmer Don… → Read More

Washington County Fair perseveres after March floods

It took a lot more work than usual, but the county fair in Arlington is in full swing → Read More

La Vista City Council to consider implementing restaurant tax

La Vista City Councilmembers will consider city-wide restaurant tax of 1.5% → Read More

Young Republican National Convention back in the metro after more than 50 years

Local and state leaders will be speaking at the weekend-long event → Read More

Mayor presents 2020 budget to city council

Street repair and public safety continue to be top priorities, Mayor Jean Stothert said → Read More

Mayor tells city council members it's time to make a decision on Omaha's trash contract

There's a new update regarding the trash contract from Mayor Jean Stothert Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Flooded-out residents in Pottawattamie County demand urgency in levee repairs

Pottawattamie County residents are tired of their "lake-front" views.Barb Miller has been contacting her government representatives since May, trying to get somebody to pay attention to the levee breaches and flooding near her home north of Crescent.The field behind her house is inundated, with water creeping up to within feet from her garage."This water behind me has never went down since… → Read More

Parents go to summer camp with kids to practice English, learn together

Education is year-round at the Learning Community Center of South Omaha → Read More

National immigration raids coming, attorneys tell local families to prepare

National immigration raids are coming, according to federal officials, who said ICE is targeting 2,000 families with removal orders across 10 U.S. cities. → Read More

You're going to be paying more for recycling, here's why

Global changes in the industry are trickling down to local haulers- and your monthly bill → Read More

Boy loses fingers in Fourth of July fireworks accident

A Fourth of July fireworks celebration sent an 8-year-old Omaha boy to the hospital with serious injuries to his hand.The neighborhoods have gone silent and the fireworks tents are now empty, but for Laura Perez's family, this year's Fourth of July will haunt them forever."How do you tell your kid he lost two fingers, how do you tell him," Perez said.Laura Perez told KETV NewsWatch 7 that her… → Read More

Valley holds flooding town hall meeting

Multiple agencies were available for questions as rebuild efforts continue → Read More

Unlicensed midwife faces charge in death of child following newborn baby incident

'Doctors advised that the death of Vera Noe would have been preventable with proper medical care' a police report said → Read More

Owner of beloved ice cream shop in critical condition following crash

Louisville's Dari Creme, owned by Tammy Martin, will remain closed until further notice → Read More

Multi-million dollar development project planned along Saddle Creek

Two commercial buildings and townhomes are planned for the site just north of Dodge → Read More

Sons of Italy Hall construction resumes thanks to large private donation

Leaders with the Omaha chapter of the Sons of Italy say a local philanthropist has saved their hall. "Prayers were answered," current state lodge president Dan Matuella said.It's been almost two and a half years since a kitchen fire destroyed the historic gathering place and restaurant on 10th Street. The rebuild still isn't finished.Construction was delayed and eventually stopped altogether… → Read More

Frank LaMere, longtime Winnebago activist, dies at age 69

Frank LaMere, longtime Winnebago activist, dies at age 69 After a short battle with cancer, LaMere passed away Sunday night, family members say Frank LaMere, who helped champion the fight to eliminate alcohol sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska and stood as an advocate for generations of the Winnebago tribe and other residents of the Great Plains, died Sunday after a bout with cancer. LaMere was… → Read More

Fans show off team colors at CWS Fan Fest

The free festival opened to the public at 11 a.m. Friday → Read More

President Trump visits Council Bluffs, pledges to fight for American farmers

Trump stopped by an ethanol plant to discuss lifted restrictions on the sale of E15 fuel → Read More